Following are the state-listed total number of positive COVID-19 cases in the lakes area, by county, as of Wednesday, Sept. 23.

  • Becker: 258, up 7 cases, according to Becker Public Health (2 deaths)
  • Clay (Moorhead): 1,288, up 7 cases since Sept. 22 (40 deaths).

  • Clearwater: 26, unchanged.

  • Hubbard: 85, up 2 cases since Sept. 22. (one death)
  • Mahnomen: 46, unchanged (one death)
  • Norman: 52, unchanged.
  • Otter Tail: 406, up 5 cases since Sept. 22 (4 deaths)

  • Wadena: 67, unchanged.

In Cass County, N.D. (Fargo) as of Sept. 23, there were 565 active cases, with 82 new active cases reported Sept. 23, according to the North Dakota Health Department.

In Otter Tail County, as of Sept. 23, there were 54 active cases, the rest no longer require isolation, according to the county.

In Becker County, as of Sept. 23 there were 28 active cases, the rest no longer require isolation, according to the Becker County Public Health website.

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One congregate care facility in Becker County is currently on the state list for a COVID-19 exposure: Essentia Health Oak Crossing in Detroit Lakes.

There are three congregate care facilities in Otter Tail County currently reporting a COVID-19 exposure: The Mill Street Residence, PioneerCare Center, and Pioneer Pointe senior living apartments, all in Fergus Falls.

One care facility is now listed in Hubbard County: Heritage Living Center.

One care facility is listed in Wadena County: Lakewood Health System Care Center in Staples.

In Clay County, two facilities are on the list: Eventide Nursing Home in Moorhead and Serenity Assisted Living in Dilworth.

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